When Bad Behavior Goes Viral

The internet’s reward system favors anger, and it’s catching up with us

In 2016, a 13-year-old girl with clear anger issues glared at a hostile studio audience. The villain in a staged daytime TV pantomime, Danielle Bregoli challenged 200 strangers to a fight with these words: “Cash me outside, how ’bout dat?”



A publication and penguin desperately clinging to the centre-ground and old-fashioned liberalism in the chaos of the digital age. Sometimes humor, mostly fighting.

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Argumentative Penguin

Playwright. Screenwriter. Penguin. Fan of rationalism and polite discourse. Find me causing chaos in the comments. Contact: argumentativepenguin@outlook.com